Now infertility and tumor treatment is possible with the Help of this South American plant!
Many people across the world suffer from infertility and tumor related problems. Numerous medications are available for the treatment for these ailments and luckily some natural cures have been found. Read on to know more..
1 Herbal treatment shows the way
One such herbal treatment has been found in form of an exotic plant which has previously been used for making drinks and bread. This plant known by name of Manioc or Cassava has been found by South American researchers as a strong remedy for arthritis and infertility.
The roots and leaves of this plant have been found useful in cure of various ailments. The leaves of this plant have been found to contain carotene, protein and lysine in fair amounts. In addition, the root of Cassava is rich in Vitamin C and calcium.
Cassava has some additional benefits in the form that it helps in development of stronger bones. People suffering from infertility related problems can now look forward to a herbal cure to this serious ailment.
Some researchers have found that Cassava is also an effective treatment for tumor related issues.
Cassava is known in botanical terms by the name of Manihot esculenta. Its roots are a rich source of starch and have a significant amount of calcium. The leaves of cassava too are source of proteins. Cassava has been classified either as sweet or as bitter and both of its varieties contain anti nutritional toxins.
Cassava, besides being known for its medicinal properties, is also used as an animal feed and laundry starch. It is specially used as a starch for shirts and all such garment products.
3 Harvesting of Cassava
This South American plant is harvested by plucking the same through hand. The lower part of the stem is raised and roots are pulled out from the ground. This way the roots get removed from base of the plant.
However, the upper parts of this plant which includes the stem along with its leaves are plucked before the harvest season. The propagation of cassava is done by cutting of its stems into sections that are around 15 cm. These are then to be planted before the beginning of the wet season.
4 Method of Consumption of Cassava
Before you intend to consume Cassava, it has to be ensured that the plant has to be cooked so that it gets eradicated of its smell of cyanide. If consumed for medical reasons, cassava has to be peeled and chopped into pieces. This has to be immersed into alternating hot and cold water too.
As you complete the process of cooking of this medicinal plant, the soaked cassava leaves have to be refrigerated for around two hours. The leaf soaked water of cassava can be mixed in fruit juice and then consumed every morning.
5 Other Health Benefits of Cassava
Besides its known use for infertility and tumor which has been discovered recently, cassava has been used for treatment of numerous medical ailments including arthritis, conjunctivitis, diarrhea, headaches and flu.
Its regular use also helps in reduction of inflammation and increases the stamina. Research has also found that a compound by the name of linamarin which has cancer fighting properties is also found in cassava.
However, if consumed in whole form the plant can release cyanide which can get lethal in some cases. If symptoms of headache, convulsion and agitation persist after consumption of cassava it can be assumed that traces of cyanide have been left in the plant and it has to be boiled properly.
Cassava has existed for centuries though its medical use has been discovered only recently and in coming days it is expected that the plant may be used increasingly for medical purposes.